» Photographer: A. Libert, A. Disderi, Dupont and unknown. Images of the Franco-Prussian War. 1870-71. 35 albumen prints. Various sizes, most 24 x 30 cm and smaller. Mounted to board (some traces of use, edges time-stained), most annotated in ink/pencil and some with printed caption labels below the images on the mounts. This comprehensive collection of photographs shows a large number of destroyed cities, buildings and bridges in north and east France. The locations include Charlesville Mezierz, Sedan Fort, Bazeilles, Straßbourg, St. Clou, Neuilly, Auteuil, Mendon, Chatou, Bourgival, Bois de Brimborion and Rueil. A very rare and large photograph shows a temporary military hospital and another one large grave stones of fallen Prussian officers in Parc de Saint-Cloud. – Some scuff marks and light surface soiling, otherwise in good condition.